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Massachusetts mayor arrested for extorting marijuana vendors for 6-figure bribes

Massachusetts mayor arrested for extorting marijuana vendors for 6-figure bribesFall River Mayor Jasiel Correia, 27, is accused of getting marijuana vendors approved in exchange for hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes.



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Massachusetts judge allowed to keep $181K salary amid federal charges for obstructing ICE

Massachusetts judge allowed to keep $  181K salary amid federal charges for obstructing ICEIn a reversal, a Massachusetts judge indicted for allowing an undocumented immigrant to evade ICE will be able to keep her $ 181,328 annual salary.



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A Massachusetts man is the first person this year to be diagnosed with EEE, a rare mosquito-borne virus that can cause personality changes, paralysis, and death

A Massachusetts man is the first person this year to be diagnosed with EEE, a rare mosquito-borne virus that can cause personality changes, paralysis, and deathEastern equine encephalitis has also been found in mosquitos in Florida, Delaware, and New York. It has no cure.



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Massachusetts police officer charged with repeatedly raping 16-year-old homeless girl while on duty

Massachusetts police officer charged with repeatedly raping 16-year-old homeless girl while on dutyA 49-year-old Massachusetts police officer was arraigned Thursday on twocharges of rape after he allegedly sexually assaulted an underage homelessgirl multiple times while on duty



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Painting of Jesus survives 7-alarm fire that burned Massachusetts church to the ground

Painting of Jesus survives 7-alarm fire that burned Massachusetts church to the groundA seven-alarm fire that tore through a 150-year-old church in Massachusetts



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Massachusetts man dies in state's first shark attack fatality in over 80 years

Massachusetts man dies in state's first shark attack fatality in over 80 yearsA man who was bitten by a shark in Cape Cod has died, becoming Massachusetts’ first shark attack fatality in over 80 years. The 26-year-old and his friend were boogie-boarding off Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet when the attack took place around noon on Saturday, Wellfleet Police Lieutenant Michael Hurley said. Joe Booth, a local fisherman and surfer, said that he saw the victim kick something behind him and the flicker of a tail in the water.



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Investor favorite NiSource faces questions after Massachusetts explosions

Investor favorite NiSource faces questions after Massachusetts explosionsAll that changed in the aftermath of Thursday’s gas explosions across three suburbs north of Boston that left at least one person dead, injured at least a dozen more, and drove thousands from their homes. The area is served by the Columbia Gas of Massachusetts unit of NiSource, whose shares fell 11.7 percent to close at $ 24.79 on Friday. In an afternoon news conference officials including Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker criticized Columbia Gas for what they said was an inadequate response to the explosions.



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Investor favorite NiSource faces questions after Massachusetts explosions

Investor favorite NiSource faces questions after Massachusetts explosionsThe area is served by the Columbia Gas of Massachusetts unit of NiSource, whose shares fell 11.7 percent to close at $ 24.79 on Friday. In an afternoon news conference officials including Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker criticized Columbia Gas for what they said was an inadequate response to the explosions. Baker said he was using an emergency authority to put a different local utility, Eversource Energy , in charge of the local response.



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What to Know About the Suspected Gas Explosions in Massachusetts

What to Know About the Suspected Gas Explosions in MassachusettsAt least 39 homes were on fire in three communities



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What to Know About the Suspected Gas Explosions in Massachusetts

What to Know About the Suspected Gas Explosions in MassachusettsAt least 39 homes were on fire in three communities



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